# How to Write the Cross Symbol (✗) in LaTeX

In LaTeX, you can write the cross symbol (✗) using the `\ding{55}`

command from the `pifont`

package.

The following examples show how to write the cross symbol in LaTeX.

## How to Write the Cross Symbol in Text

We can use the `\ding{55}`

command to write the cross symbol in LaTeX document for text.

Suppose we want to write the cross symbol in the text.

We can use the following LaTeX code to do so:

```
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{pifont}
\begin{document}
This is an example of using the cross symbol: \ding{55}.
\end{document}
```

Output: 👇️

```
This is an example of using the cross symbol: ✗.
```

In this example, we use the `\ding{55}`

command is used to display the cross symbol in the text.

## How to Write the Cross Symbol in Mathematical Expressions

For mathematical expressions, We can use the `\ding{55}`

command to ensure proper formatting.

Suppose we would like to write mathematical expressions that contain the cross symbol.

We can use the following LaTeX code to do so:

```
\documentclass{article}
\usepackage{pifont}
\begin{document}
An inline expression with cross symbol: \ding{55}.
\end{document}
```

Output: 👇️

In this example, we use the `\ding{55}`

command to denote the cross symbol in both inline and displayed mathematical expressions.

## Conclusion

Using the cross symbol (✗) in LaTeX is straightforward. We can use the `\ding{55}`

command from the `pifont`

package for both text and mathematical expressions. This ensures that the cross symbol is properly formatted and displayed in LaTeX document.